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Abengoa starts commissioning tests of the Campo Palomas wind farm in Uruguay

On February 21, wind turbine number 19 of this wind farm was connected to the grid and started generating electricity. The company is also involved in the Artilleros and Colonia Arias wind farms, which are both located in the south of Uruguay.  Abengoa (MCE: ABG/P:SM), the international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability … Continue reading Abengoa starts commissioning tests of the Campo Palomas wind farm in Uruguay

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Abengoa receives Provisional Acceptance Certificate for Khi Solar One, the first concentrated solar power tower plant on the African continent

Khi Solar One has 50 MW of installed capacity and a two-hour storage capacity, incorporating cutting-edge technology developed by Abengoa. Following commissioning, the plant is officially handed over to Khi Solar One Pty. Ltd, a corporation that is made up of Industrial Development Corporation (IDC), Khi Community Trust and Abengoa. Abengoa (MCE: ABG.B), the international … Continue reading Abengoa receives Provisional Acceptance Certificate for Khi Solar One, the first concentrated solar power tower plant on the African continent

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Abengoa operates a concentrated solar power tower plant for 24 consecutive hours

The Khi Solar One plant has been developed by Abengoa and Industrial Development Corporation of South Africa (IDC) and began operating in February, 2016.   Abengoa (MCE: ABG.B/P SM /NASDAQ: ABGB), the international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability in the energy and environment sectors, together with the IDC and Khi Community Trust, … Continue reading Abengoa operates a concentrated solar power tower plant for 24 consecutive hours

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Wind power in Uruguay: Vestas wind turbines for a wind farm

Vestas has received a firm and unconditional order to supply the 70 MW Palomas wind power plant in the northwestern department of Salto, Uruguay.  Teyma Uruguay S.A., the Uruguayan subsidiary of Spain-based Abengoa, has placed the order, which will be Vestas’ first project together with Abengoa.   The project comprises a 10-year Active Output Management … Continue reading Wind power in Uruguay: Vestas wind turbines for a wind farm

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Concentrated Solar Power Abengoa announces H1 2015 results

Abengoa (MCE: ABG.B/P SM /NASDAQ: ABGB), the international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability in the energy and environment sectors, recorded revenues of €3,390 million for the first six months of 2015, an increase of 3 % versus the same period of the previous year. EBITDA rose by 9 % to €650 million … Continue reading Concentrated Solar Power Abengoa announces H1 2015 results

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Rioglass to supply receivers for 110 MW Concentrated Solar Power plant in Israel

The 110-megawatt Concentrated Solar Power plant, the first of its kind in Israel, will produce solar thermal electricity using the parabolic trough method.   The Concentrated Solar Power plant at Ashelim, owned by Shikun & Binui Holdings Ltd. (TASE: SKBN) and Spanish concern Abengoa, today signed an agreement to buy tens of thousands of thermo-solar … Continue reading Rioglass to supply receivers for 110 MW Concentrated Solar Power plant in Israel

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Israel to build Concentrated Solar Power plant in Negev desert

Israel signed a deal to build a 4 billion shekel ($1.05 billion) Concentrated Solar Power plant in the country’s south, aimed at boosting electricity production from renewable energy sources, the Finance Ministry said on Sunday. The Finance Ministry has signed off on funding agreement that will enable the construction of an additional NIS 4 billion, … Continue reading Israel to build Concentrated Solar Power plant in Negev desert

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Masdar’s solar energy hub launched at US event

Abu Dhabi’s renewable energy company Masdar has announced the international launch of its solar hub at Intersolar North America, a premier networking platform for the North American solar industry. Held at San Francisco, California, from July 14 to 16, Intersolar North America brings together businesses and leaders from the most important markets around the globe. … Continue reading Masdar’s solar energy hub launched at US event

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Wind energy in Mexico: Abengoa wind farm with 45 wind turbines in Tamaulipas

Consisting of 45 wind turbines with a total wind power capacity of 148.5 MW, this is the first wind farm for which Abengoa is carrying out both the engineering and the construction in Mexico. Abengoa (MCE: ABG. B/P SM /NASDAQ: ABGB), the international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability in the energy and … Continue reading Wind energy in Mexico: Abengoa wind farm with 45 wind turbines in Tamaulipas

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Abengoa obtains environmental approval for Atacama 2 Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) plant

The Atacama 2 solar energy complex will consist of a 110 MW Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) tower plant and a 100 MW photovoltaic (PV) plant. Abengoa has obtained a favorable environmental rating for Atacama 2, a 210 MW solar complex located near Sierra Gorda, in the Antofagasta region of Northern Chile.   Atacama 2 will … Continue reading Abengoa obtains environmental approval for Atacama 2 Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) plant

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Abengoa signs a MoU with Egypt to cooperate in the development of the national Concentrated Solar Power

This MoU sets cooperation terms for the development of dispatchable concentrated solar power plants, in particular Solar Thermal Electricity (STE), in Egypt. Abengoa (MCE: ABG.B/P SM /NASDAQ: ABGB), the international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability in the energy and environmental sectors, signed today a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the New and … Continue reading Abengoa signs a MoU with Egypt to cooperate in the development of the national Concentrated Solar Power

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Abengoa closes USD 660 million project financing for Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) Xina Solar One

Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) Xina Solar One will help South Africa meet its ongoing energy demands and contribute to grid stability by serving clean and dispatchable electricity. Abengoa (MCE: ABG.B/P SM /NASDAQ: ABGB), the international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability in the energy and environmental sectors, announced today that it has, with … Continue reading Abengoa closes USD 660 million project financing for Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) Xina Solar One

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The first Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) South Africa opens

KaXu Solar One is the first Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) plant in commercial operation in South Africa.   Abengoa (MCE: ABG.B/P SM /NASDAQ: ABGB), the international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability in the energy and environmental sectors, and state-owned financier, the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC), together with KaXu Community Trust have launched … Continue reading The first Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) South Africa opens

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Abengoa Yield celebrates grand opening of Mojave concentrated solar power (CSP) plant in California

Construction of Mojave concentrated solar power (CSP) has generated thousands of jobs in the United States. Abengoa Yield (NASDAQ: ABY), the sustainable total return company that owns a diversified portfolio of contracted assets in the energy and environment sectors held today the grand opening of Mojave. The concentrated solar power plant boasts a gross capacity … Continue reading Abengoa Yield celebrates grand opening of Mojave concentrated solar power (CSP) plant in California

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Abengoa to Build World’s Largest Solar Power Desalination Plant in Saudi Arabia

Abengoa (MCE: ABG.B/P SM /NASDAQ: ABGB), the international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability in the energy and environment sectors, has been selected by Advanced Water Technology (AWT) to jointly develop the world’s first large-scale desalination plant to be powered by solar energy, in Saudi Arabia.   AWT is a newly formed company … Continue reading Abengoa to Build World’s Largest Solar Power Desalination Plant in Saudi Arabia

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Abengoa and the US firm EIG Global Energy Partners sign an agreement to jointly invest in Concentrated Solar Power (CSP)

Abengoa and the US firm EIG Global Energy Partners sign an agreement to jointly invest in the development of Abengoa’s Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) projects under construction. Abengoa and the US firm EIG Global Energy Partners sign an agreement to jointly invest in the development of Abengoa’s  Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) projects under construction. Abengoa … Continue reading Abengoa and the US firm EIG Global Energy Partners sign an agreement to jointly invest in Concentrated Solar Power (CSP)

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Abengoa secures PPA for its Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) and Photovoltaic (PV) plants in Chile

Abengoa is currently developing two concentrated solar power (CSP)  plants, 110 MW each, with tower technology coupled with a thermal energy storage system based on molten salts that can generate 24 hours a day. Additionally, Abengoa is also developing a 100 MW PV plant.   Abengoa will provide 950 GWh per year to the Chilean … Continue reading Abengoa secures PPA for its Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) and Photovoltaic (PV) plants in Chile

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First Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) plant in Africa awarded by the African Development Bank

With 160 hectares and located 81 km south of Oujda and about 30 km from the Algerian border, Ain Beni Mathar was opened on May 12, 2010 as the first concentrated solar thermal plant in Africa.    Abengoa has been awarded the third prize for excellence awarded by the African Development Bank for the combined … Continue reading First Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) plant in Africa awarded by the African Development Bank

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Abengoa awarded 950 GWh/year of Concentrated Solar Power and PV in Chilean supply tender for 15 years

Abengoa will generate the power from a combination of Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) and photovoltaic plants. Abengoa (MCE: ABG.B/P SM /NASDAQ: ABGB), the international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability in the energy and environment sectors, has been awarded 950 GWh/year in the Distribution Companies Supply tender (Tender Process SIC 2013/03-2º Llamado) held … Continue reading Abengoa awarded 950 GWh/year of Concentrated Solar Power and PV in Chilean supply tender for 15 years

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Abengoa, leading wind power generator in Uruguay

Abengoa (MCE: ABG.B/P SM /NASDAQ: ABGB), the international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability in the energy and environment sectors, has commissioned the Talas del Maciel II wind farm, Cadonal, its second project of this type in Uruguay. Located in the Flores department, the wind farm consists of 25 wind turbines producing a … Continue reading Abengoa, leading wind power generator in Uruguay

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